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Dept. of Commerce Approves Port Authority's $21.9 Million Application for Rebuild and Expansion of Cargo…

Staff Consortium | October 10, 2020

U.S. Dept. of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday announced that the department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $21.9 million grant to the Virgin Islands Port Authority to rebuild and expand cargo handling and storage infrastructure at the Crown Bay Terminal to support increased exports and imports and enhance local economic resiliency. The EDA grant, to be located in a Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Opportunity Zone, will be matched with $6.1 million in local funds and is expected to create 125 jobs, retain 50 jobs, and generate $6.1 million in private investment, said the Dept. of Commerce. “The Trump Administration is committed to helping American communities impacted by natural disasters update infrastructure to attract business and encourage growth,” said Mr. Wilbur Ross. “This project will help the Virgin Islands…

After Over 22 Years, New Molasses Pier on St. Croix's…

Ernice Gilbert | August 03, 2020

ST. CROIX — It was roughly 22 years ago that Senator Alicia Hansen moved legislation to name a facility…

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Notice Of Heavy Equipment Sale Sealed Bid Auction

Staff Consortium | April 29, 2020

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (the “Authority” or “VIPA”) will be accepting bids for a 2008 Caterpiller Backhoe 4x4 telescoping arm through Tuesday, May 12, 2020.  Bidder must complete t...

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